Rotorcraft

News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.

Sikorsky S-92
Feb 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Over the last two years, Sikorsky has made significant progress reducing AOGs (aircraft on ground) and AOG turnaround time, Sikorsky exec says.
Feb 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Formerly known as Marenco Swisshelicopter, Kopter has opened new facilities as it prepares for deliveries of the SH09.
Feb 25, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Incorporation of B/E Aerospace deepens offerings across the board
Pete Gillies Master Pilot
Feb 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Gillies has amassed 18,000 hours in helicopters over a career that traced its beginnings back to the late 1960s.
Airbus H175
Feb 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM
Airbus Helicopters is planning an 18-passenger version of of the H175 with a cabin similar to that of the H225 Super Puma.
Ramco Anywhere App
Feb 24, 2018 - 11:11 AM
The aviation maintenance and support software specialist also is ramping up a push to attract smaller operators with cloud-based system.
Leonardo AW609 civil tiltrotor
Feb 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Aircraft four, fully outfitted with the new Rockwell Collins Fusion cockpit, is to join the test program this year.
ACSF blade
Feb 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM
The company, working with Stone Aviation, spent three-years obtaining approval for composite main rotor blades.
helicopter sim training
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:44 AM
Today's training gives pilots and crew a real-world feel.
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:33 AM
The stagnating civil market is showing signs of a return to life.